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VetPD Equine Muscle Conditions - Diagnostics, Therapeutic Strategies & Prevention

25 Oct 2019 08:30 - 26 Oct 2019 17:45

This course focusses on diagnostic techniques for clinical or subclinical muscle conditions and how to manage them medically, nutritionally and with physiotherapy (incl. the use of therapeutic modalities). Day 2 of the course covers training and performance protocols aimed at preventing and managing muscle conditions in equine athletes. The practical sessions on live horses and specimens will include: Examination of the muscle system, acquisition of muscle biopsies, ultrasound of the back/pelvic muscles, applying therapeutic modalities & physiotherapy exercises.

The course fee includes lunches at a restaurant, coffee/tea breaks, extensive electronic course notes and a certificate of attendance. On the evening of the first day all attendees are invited to attend the wine & cheese reception. Attendees can choose to onlyattend the lectures (= Lectures Only) on this course or can register for the entire course (= Lectures & Small Group Sessions). Early course registration via the VetPD website www.vetpd.comis recommended as there are only a limited number of places available. Program to follow.

This course is suitable for RCVS Modules: B-EP.3, C-E.3, C-E.4, C-E.6, C-E.7, C-E.15, C-E.16, C-E.

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Course Organiser:
VetPD Ltd, www.vetpd.com

Speakers:
Erica McKenzie BSc, BVMS, PhD. Dipl.ACVIM, Dipl.ACVSMR - United States
Heli Hyytiainen PT, MSc in Veterinary Physiotherapy - Finland
Cathy McGowan BVSc, DipVetClinStud, MACVSc, PhD, Dipl.EIM, Dipl.ECEIM, FHEA, MRCVS - UK

Terms and conditions:

Evidensia Specialistdjursjukhuset Helsingborg,
Bergav├Ągen,
3 250 23 Helsingborg,
Sweden

Note: only online payments are accepted when booking via the website. If you do not wish to pay online please contact the office on 01638 723555